1963 ORIG Well Played 100 Percent Fender Stratocaster
The wear on this 53+ year old Fender Stratocaster is a great guitar and should be played, not locked away. We love playing guitar, and that�s what this Strat was doing all these years. So the earned wear is part of the guitar�s amazing journey if you will.�
This is the one you always wait for! PRE CBS FENDER AT IT"S BEST FOLKS!
Neck Date Nov 63
Body Date 12/63
Pots Date 48th week 63
Neck Plate # L22961
Neck is a Full DShape C Shape, and the really the Biggest.. Fattest Fender Strat Neck that Fender ever made. It's a B (1-5/8" Nut Width) but it feels wider
1st Fret Measures 21.58mm
12th Fret Measures 25.29mm
Weight is 7lb 10oz
Bridge Pickup reads 5.91k
Middle Pickup reads 6.15k
Neck Pickup reads 6.11k
South polarity staggard poles,alnico magnets
The Strat and White Case & Black leather Strap are all original to the Strat, The Strat is 100% Original.. BUT 1 2" piece of ground wire from back trem claw to output jack as been added. The owner basically put the ground wire from claw to jack. It usually goes to vol pot fgor the ground. Every screw, everything is all orig.All solder is original but that 1 added ground wire to jack.
I don't know how to put it, The Strat is like perfect. It tunes up quick after new strings. All pickups are Bell Tone. The tuners still feel solid and not all worn out. The case is in fair shape, but very usable. I mean the guy even used the orig white case all these years. Both outside latches are missing the one half. Basically yuour just going to store it in the case.. It is past it's safe gigging days. It's all much earned wear, but guitar and case have no smells, or smoke smell. Trust me I hate a smoker owned Vintage Strat and I don't buy them. (no one smokes) In our home you can smell a smoker stuff instantly..:)
The Strat set up with a perfect straight flat neck. Even tho the frets are orig, they have been levels and smooth edges and the Strat is set up with 10-46 strings and I call the action med to hair bit lower than most I set up, but plays Killer all up and down it. The orig nut I filled so correct string height and intonation is great...
( I like to add the vintage Fender pouch with the picks in it is not included in the sale. i use a object that is White in color at times to get the camera to take correct color of object I am taking pics of. I read this no wheres, but it works for me..